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Biography

Andy Young is the author of four chapbooks, including John Swenson Dynamicron, forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press, and a full-length poetry collection, All Night It Is Morning (Diálogos Press, 2014). Her poems, essays, and translations have been published in places such as Prairie Schooner, Southern Humanities Review, Ecotone, and the Norton anthology Language for a New Century. She has been recognized in Southern Review’s Auburn Witness Poetry Award, the Nazim Hikmet Poetry Award, and Consequence Magazine’s Women Writing War Award. She received her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her MFA from Warren Wilson, and has also taught at Tulane University, the American University of Cairo, and the University of New Orleans Intensive English Language Program.

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